Samuel L. Jackson will be a presenter at next month's kudocast.
Allied Filmmakers' Jake Eberts has optioned tyro scribe Kien Nguyen's South Vietnamese memoir "The Unwanted" for five figures against a high-six-figure backend.
Each Oscar season, B.O. numbers point to a chicken-or-the-egg conundrum: Does a movie gross well because it's Oscar-nommed, or does it become Oscar-nommed because of its high gross?
Disney/Pixar's "Toy Story 2" saw a breathtaking $27.5 million in Europe and Asia over the weekend, including an all-time opening three-day record in the U.K., with $12.8 million on 495 screens.
For the second year in a row, the Academy Award nominations have positioned DreamWorks and Miramax to square off as primary contenders for best picture.
VISIT VARIETY'S ACADEMY CENTRAL Deep Throat told Woodward and Bernstein to "follow the money," and if you heed the advice, you'll quickly discover the method to Oscar-season madness. This morning…
Some interesting tidbits about the Academy's 72nd class of Oscar nominees.
Either 1999 saw a flood of good work, or else a lot of deserving candidates were simply unable to generate Oscar heat. The 72nd annual Academy Awards are almost as notable for the no-shows as for…
"American Beauty" producers Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks and screenwriter Alan Ball, assembled for a pre-dawn breakfast at Jinks' home in the Hollywood Hills. "A year ago today, we were trying to…
Christina Ricci has agreed to star in and co-produce "Prozac Nation," an adaptation of the Elizabeth Wurtzel nonfiction book which will be directed by Norwegian helmer Erik Skjoldbjaerg ("Insomnia")…